E-books: Environment and Sustainability

  • Redesigning the Global Seed Commons: Law and Policy for Agrobiodiversity and Food Security book cover

    Redesigning the Global Seed Commons

    Law and Policy for Agrobiodiversity and Food Security, 1st Edition

    By Christine Frison

    There is much current controversy over whether the rights to seeds or plant genetic resources should be owned by the private sector or be common property. This book addresses the legal and policy aspects of the multilateral seed management regime. First, it studies in detail the International…

    eBook – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • The Radical Ecology of the Shelleys: Eros and Environment book cover

    The Radical Ecology of the Shelleys

    Eros and Environment, 1st Edition

    By Colin Carman

    The Radical Ecology of the Shelleys: Eros and Environment is the first full-length study to explore a radically queer ecology at work in writings by Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley as their discussions of nature and the natural consistently link ecology and erotic practice.…

    eBook – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Literatures and the Environment

  • The World Multiple: The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds book cover

    The World Multiple

    The Quotidian Politics of Knowing and Generating Entangled Worlds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keiichi Omura, Grant Jun Otsuki, Shiho Satsuka, Atsuro Morita

    The World Multiple, as a collection, is an ambitious ethnographic experiment in understanding how the world is experienced and generated in multiple ways through people’s everyday practices. Against the dominant assumption that the world is a single universal reality that can only be known by…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Localizing Global Food: Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges book cover

    Localizing Global Food

    Short Food Supply Chains as Responses to Agri-Food System Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Agni Kalfagianni, Sophia Skordili

    Short food supply chains (SFSCs) rely primarily on local production and processing practices for the provision of food and are, in principle, more sustainable in social,  economic and environmental terms than supply chains where production and consumption are widely separated. This book…

    eBook – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts: A Global Socio-Legal Perspective book cover

    Agricultural Land Use and Natural Gas Extraction Conflicts

    A Global Socio-Legal Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Madeline Taylor, Tina Hunter

    Onshore unconventional gas operations, in most jurisdictions, operate on the legal principle that all activities during exploration and extraction are ‘temporary’ in nature. The concept that the onshore unconventional gas industry has a temporary effect on the land on which it operates creates a…

    eBook – 2018-11-02
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • The Politics of Radioactive Waste Management: Public Involvement and Policy-Making in the European Union book cover

    The Politics of Radioactive Waste Management

    Public Involvement and Policy-Making in the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Gianluca Ferraro

    Environmental concerns have pushed the decarbonisation of the European economy high on the EU political agenda. This has renewed old debates about the role of nuclear energy in the European economy and society that gravitate around the issues of nuclear safety and radioactive waste management (RWM)…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • India’s Water Futures: Emergent Ideas and Pathways book cover

    India’s Water Futures

    Emergent Ideas and Pathways, 1st Edition

    Edited by K. J. Joy, S. Janakarajan

    When it comes to water, we flush and forget. We use, abuse and almost never recycle. Water sector in India, since the 1990s, has seen some new ideas formalised legally and institutionally, while others are still emerging and evolving. Confronting the reality of current water management strategies,…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge India

  • Indigenous and Ethnic Empowerment: Parity, Equity and Strategy book cover

    Indigenous and Ethnic Empowerment

    Parity, Equity and Strategy, 1st Edition

    By Alf H. Walle

    Indigenous, ethnic and rural peoples throughout the world struggle to effectively deal with the challenges triggered by outside economic and social intervention. This book presents business methods in a manner that reflects the needs, desires and priorities of indigenous peoples and provides the…

    eBook – 2018-10-29
    Routledge

  • Landscape Performance: Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas book cover

    Landscape Performance

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas, 1st Edition

    By Bo Yang

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning approach has been influential since the 20th century. However, few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the performance of his projects. Using the framework of landscape performance assessment, this book demonstrates the long-term benefits of a renowned…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation: Governance at the Crossroads book cover

    Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation

    Governance at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Gjalt Huppes

    This book provides insight into the development of effective climate policy instrumentation in two divergent and mutually exclusive directions. Examining the role of political philosophies, the book explains why current climate policy is ineffective and unable to halt rapidly rising atmospheric…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Communities Surviving Migration: Village Governance, Environment and Cultural Survival in Indigenous Mexico book cover

    Communities Surviving Migration

    Village Governance, Environment and Cultural Survival in Indigenous Mexico, 1st Edition

    Edited by James P. Robson, Dan Klooster, Jorge Hernández-Díaz

    Out-migration might decrease the pressure of population on the environment, but what happens to the communities that manage the local environment when they are weakened by the absence of their members? In an era where community-based natural resource management has emerged as a key hope for…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Migration, Displacement and Resettlement

  • Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management: Not Just Another Stakeholder book cover

    Indigenous Rights and Water Resource Management

    Not Just Another Stakeholder, 1st Edition

    By Katie O'Bryan

    In an era of climate change, the need to manage our water resources effectively for future generations has become an increasingly significant challenge. Indigenous management practices have been successfully used to manage inland water systems around the world for thousands of years, and Indigenous…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Indigenous Peoples and the Law

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